Buy meal at Massey’s Pizza, help Miss Ruby’s Kids
“Dining For a Cause” continues, with a portion of proceeds on this day benefiting Miss Ruby’s Kids, an early childhood education program in Georgetown County (843-436-7197 or www.missrubyskids.net). Call in orders at 843-237-4992 (23-PIZZA).
Details: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at Massey’s Pizza, 115 Willbrook Blvd.
Petty tribute, Fantastic Shakers in outdoor freebies
Choose from a concert and movie outside in free series:
▪ Refugee (Tom Petty tribute), 7-10 p.m. at The Market Common, in Myrtle Beach’s Valor Memorial Garden, on Farrow Parkway. 843-839-3500 or www.marketcommonmb.com/events/.
▪ The Fantastic Shakers, 7-9 p.m. at North Myrtle Beach’s Horseshoe, at Main Street and Ocean Boulevard. 843-280-5594, ext. 3; or parks.nmb.us.
▪ “Sing” movie, 7 p.m. in Shallotte’s Mulberry Park, 123 Mulberry St. 910-253-2031 or bcparks.recdesk.com.
Theater group presents ‘Smokey Joe’s Cafe’
Catch “Smokey Joe’s Cafe – The Songs of Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller,” based on 1950s and ’60s music, at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through June 25. Details at 910-447-2586 or brunswicklittletheatre.com.
Details: At Brunswick Little Theatre, 8068 River Road, Southport, N.C. $20 adults, and $10 students with ID.
‘High Steppin’ Country’ returns for 41st summer
The 41st annual “High Steppin’ Country” youth revue opens, with shows at 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays through Sept. 2. Buy tickets at 843-447-7343.
Details: In Lakewood Camping Resort’s Theater by the Sea, 5901 S. Kings Highway, between Myrtle Beach and Surfside Beach, about a mile north of S.C. 544. $10 ages 13 and older, $5 for children 4-12, and free ages 3 and younger. Park near entrance, to right of The Camping Connection, for shuttles available starting at 7 p.m.
Stage Left closes season with ‘Steel Magnolias’
Stage Left Theatre Company will close its fourth season in The Market Common with “Steel Magnolias.” Details at 843-232-0339 or www.stagelefttheatremb.com.
Details: 8 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays and 3 p.m. Saturdays-Sundays through June 25 at Stage Left, 3064 DeVille St., Myrtle Beach, between Nevers and Lewis streets, next to Coastal Dance Centre. $21 general admission; and $18 active-duty military, veterans and students.
Escape for Cape Fear indie film festival
The 17th annual Cape Fear Independent Film Festival opens for three days, with a regional showcase of shorts from across North Carolina, at 7 p.m. Thursday; then on Friday: “Halfway to Zen” and “Awaiting Grace” short at 4 p.m., Blue Water Shorts” with six shorts at 5:30,“Teacher of the Year” 6 p.m., and a group of horror shorts at 8 p.m.; and Saturday: “White Sand Shorts” 1 p.m., “Restoration” and “An Act of Trust” short documentary at 2 p.m., “Sharecrop” 3 p.m. (free for this movie only, “Sea Oat Shorts” 4 p.m., “Where Were Meant To Be” 5:30, “The Night Watchmen” and “The Corner” short at 6 p.m., and awards 8:30, with Gabe Wood. Details at www.cfifn.org.
Details: At Wilmington Community Arts Center, 120 S. Second St. $10 per film block, $55 all-access pass.